10-15 September 2012
Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote
Europe/Lisbon timezone

Scientific Programme

  • Diffraction in e-p collisions (experiment)

    ° inclusive DIS: total cross sections, structure functions, heavy flavors
    ° inclusive diffraction and dijets in DIS
    ° hard diffractive photoproduction
    ° exclusive final states in diffractive DIS (vector mesons, DVCS, etc.).

    Convener: Marta Ruspa

  • Diffraction in DIS (phenomenology/theory)

    ° inclusive DIS, structure functions and partonic densities
    ° inclusive diffractive DIS
    ° vector meson production
    ° generalized parton distributions
    ° Analyticity/duality models of inclusive/diffractive reactions: Pomeron trajectory.

    Convener: Douglas Ross

  • Forward physics in hadron-hadron collisions

    ° soft and hard diffraction at the hadron colliders (RHIC, Tevatron, LHC)
    ° total and inelastic cross section measurements
    ° central exclusive production (RHIC, Tevatron, LHC)
    ° forward physics at the LHC
    ° gamma-p and gamma-gamma collisions at hadron colliders
    ° Low-x physics at LHC.

    Convener: Christina Mesropian

  • Diffraction in hadron-hadron collisions

    ° single and double diffraction dissociation

    ° multi-gap diffraction
    ° diffractive Higgs production at Tevatron and LHC
    ° diffractive Higgs production at large Feynman x
    ° phenomenology of gap survival probability
    ° Monte Carlo for soft processes.

    Convener: Boris Kopeliovich

  • LHC and post-LHC

    ° results from LHC
    ° prospects for QCD studies in the post-LHC era
    ° high-energy QCD and astrophysics.

    Convener: Risto Orava

  • Spin Physics

    ° new results on spin physics
    ° spin and polarization physics
    ° prospects in spin physics.

    Conveners: Zein-Eddine Meziani, Jacques Soffer

  • Diffraction in nuclear physics

    ° heavy ion collisions at RHIC
    ° phenomenology of diffraction off nuclei
    ° QCD studies of nuclear collisions
    ° new physics via QCD processes at LHC.

    Convener: Wlodek Guryn

  • Saturation

    ° new results within the Color Glass Condensate model
    ° saturation and evolution
    ° diffraction from non-perturbative QCD.

    Convener: Larry McLerran

  • Progress in QCD

    ° perturbative QCD and factorization issues
    ° leading-twist diffraction and the breakdown of pQCD factorization theorems
    ° leading-twist diffractive DIS and nuclear shadowing
    ° non-universal antishadowing
    ° progress in AdS/QCD and related topics
    ° diffractive dijet, hadrons light-front wavefunction from AdS/QCD, and color transparency
    ° new results in the BFKL physics
    ° new results in the color dipole/kt-factorization approach.

    Convener: Dmitry Ivanov